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Good Shepherd Hospice Presents Living the Mission Award
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Shoreham resident Joyce Bowne (right) was presented with the CHS Living the Mission Award by Maria Rubino, RN (left), inpatient unit manager for CHS’s Good Shepherd Hospice.
Middle Island resident Veronica Baal, RN (left), was presented with the CHS Living the Mission Award by Good Shepherd Hospice’s Chief Operating Officer Gail Silver (right).
Good Shepherd Hospice, a member of Catholic Health Services (CHS), presented its Living the Mission Award to Joyce Bowne and Veronica Baal for exemplifying the CHS mission values of respect, justice, integrity and excellence. The two employees were nominated for their outstanding qualities and were honored at Good Shepherd’s offices in Farmingdale.
Bowne, a home health aide at Good Shepherd’s Inpatient Unit, was commended for her gentle manner with patients and their families. The Shoreham resident, who joined the organization in 1993, was also praised for her “service with a smile” and for her kindness.
Middle Island resident Veronica Baal has been a registered nurse for Good Shepherd’s Community Hospice Division since 2016. She has earned praise for her exceptional compassion and ability to put patients at ease as well as for her patience in addressing concerns. “She is truly an extraordinary human being,” commented one patient’s family member.
For details about the services provided by Good Shepherd Hospice, call 1 (855) CHS-4500.
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